A 26-year-old male asked:
liver - hep b virus ( hbv)-hi, my father affected by hbv virus and he died on 3 years back. now i little scare about that the virus will affect myself?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Infectious Disease 36 years experience
Get information: Find out if you're infected (positive hbsag) or if you're immune (positive hbsab). If you're infected, get treated. If you're not infected and not immune, get vaccinated.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Liver - hep b virus ( hbv). My father affected by HBV virus and he died on 3 years back. Now i little scare about that the virus will affect myself?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
General Surgery 39 years experience
Get tested: Familial transmission is not common unless you are asian. But the social circumstances may have affected you both alike.
5242 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Oct 20, 2012
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